Corruption & Bribery Risk: Consulting Agreements & Services
November 20th, 2019
How Corruption and Bribery Risk are Linked with Consulting Agreements and Services
Every article or compliance note you are probably reading will remind you to look at those third-party transactions especially with consultants. Why? Over the last year, there have been 3 enforcement actions by US regulators which involved misconduct related to consultants. There is an ongoing emphasis by regulators that companies should investigate the efficacy of their compliance programs particularly vis-a-vis its relationship with third parties including consultants.
There are some unique elements to consulting arrangements that merit specific exploration and consideration from an anti-bribery and anti-corruption (ABAC) compliance perspective. In this white paper, we explore the risk associated with using consulting agreements, the basis for liability, and common pitfalls, and what strategies can be employed to enhance compliance.
Download our whitepaper to learn more.